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Every Cancer. Every Life.
End cancer as we know it, for everyone.
Improve the lives of people with cancer and their families through advocacy, research, and patient support, to ensure everyone has an opportunity to prevent, detect, treat, and survive cancer.
Who we are
The American Cancer Society is a leading cancer-fighting organization with a vision to end cancer as we know it, for everyone. We are improving the lives of people with cancer and their families as the only organization combating cancer through advocacy, research, and patient support, to ensure that everyone has an opportunity to prevent, detect, treat, and survive cancer.
3.5 million fewer cancer deaths
Invested $3.1 billion in cancer research since 1991, contributing to 3.5 million fewer cancer deaths.
Access to care for all
Advocating for high-quality, affordable health care for everyone, including closing the Medicaid coverage gap, through our American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network℠.
Prevention and screening
Educating and advocating for healthy lifestyles and environments, including promotion of regular
screening, and trusted source of screening recommendations for health care professionals.
Direct patient support
Providing multiple support programs for people with cancer and their caregivers, including a home away from home at our Hope Lodge® communities when they need to travel for treatment and free access to cancer information via our 24/7 helpline.
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